Total Delivered Cost eBook

Why do some companies insist on losing money? In this eBook, we will outline the methodology for harnessing and properly applying TDC in your supply chain. We also share stories about how companies have used it to increase their profitability by up to 15%. This content is Password Protected. Please contact us for access.
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Special Report: Gaining Supply Chain Advantage

Today, smart manufacturers view the supply chain as a critical element for gaining competitive advantage. Leading companies have long since gloablized their manufacturing and distribution operations. They rely heavily on enterprise resource planning (ERP) platforms to track and record virtually every transaction that occurs in the supply chain – from raw materials sourcing to point-of-sale …
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Supply Chain Survey 2013: Gaining Competitive Advantage

Supply Chain Survey 2013: Gaining Competitive Advantage If you’re reading our blog, you are probably someone who is deeply interested in supply chain improvement. So we’d like to invite you to participate in this brief survey. And in return, we will send you exclusive, early access to the results of the survey along with our …
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Transportation and Distribution Survey: 2012

The global economy hangs in a tenuous balance. U.S. growth has been slow, but steady, while the global economy has been mixed.  The survey data suggests that logistics planners are most concerned with meeting service levels, driven by capacity concerns, rising costs and the need to increase productivity.  This year, we conducted a Transportation and …
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Special Report: S&OP Survey

Sales and operations planning (S&OP) is an integrated business management process that enables a company to continually balance and manage the supply chain supply and demand to achieve its strategic and tactical business objectives. More and more business leaders are relying on S&OP to align and improve decision making across the disparate parts of their organization. …
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Special Report: Transportation Survey 2011

With the timing and velocity of an economic recovery uncertain, many companies are looking for new ways to improve profits without risking growth capacity. One key opportunity for gaining competitive cost advantage is transportation spend. So this year, we conducted a survey transportation decision makers to learn more about their concerns and expectation for 2011. …
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The impact of business analytics on supply chain performance

Our good friends at DRK Research recently published an excellent white paper entitled The impact of business analytics on supply chain performance. The paper investigates the relationship between analytical capabilities in the plan, source, make and deliver area of the supply chain and its performance using information system support and business process orientation as moderators. …
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Special Report: Supply Chain Survey 2010

The new year is upon. But for supply chain professionals like you, many of the challenges from 2009 remain. To help our clients navigate the uncertain future, we conducted a survey in 2009. The survey included supply chain decision makers from large multi-national organizations to small domestic concerns. Our goal was to extract the top …
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Logitech Case Study

Logitech is a world leader in personal peripherals, driving innovation in PC navigation, Internet communications, digital music, home-entertainment control, gaming and wireless devices. With a history of fast-growing distribution channels and a product line that is frequently being updated, Logitech’s key supply chain challenges are similar to those of many other consumer electronics heavyweights. Its …
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Realigning Your Transportation Fleet in Changing Times

“Companies that use advanced routing and scheduling optimization solutions that are designed specifically for the transportation industrycan reduce transportation costs by up to 20%. “ Profit Point’s supply chain consultants have seen decades of economic boom and bust. Learn about the essential steps that you can take today to cut costs in the near term …
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Tactics for Staying Profitable in 2009

“The structure of your supply chain networkdetermines 75-80% of your total supply chain costs.” Profit Point’s supply chain consultants have seen decades of economic boom and bust. Learn about the essential steps that you can take today to cut costs in the near term and prepare for future economic scenarios. Click the link below to …
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What Decision Makers Should Know About Infrastructure Planning

“The structure of your supply chain networkdetermines 75-80% of your total supply chain costs. Therefore, it is the biggest opportunityto reduce those costs.” The opportunity to improve your infrastructure and design your supply chain network only comes along once in a while. But, our supply chain consultants are optimizing supply chain networks every day. So, …
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